Famous Deaths In December - 31
Friday, 24 March 2017
0192 On this day in history death of lucius AA Commodus, Emperor of Rome (180-192), murdered at 31
0335 Death of St. Silvester, Pope on this day in history.
0406 On December - 31 godagisel, king of the Vandals, dies in battle
0439 Melania the Younger, Roman monastery founder/saint, dies at about 56 on December - 31.
1164 Death of Margrave Ottokar III of Styria (b. 1124) on this day in history.
1194 On December - 31 death of duke Leopold V of Austria (killed at a tournament) (b. 1157)
1297 On this day in history death of humphrey de Bohun, 3rd Earl of Hereford, English soldier (b. 1249)
1302 Death of Frederick III, Duke of Lorraine (b. 1238) on this day in history.
1382 Daigaku, Zen teacher/46th head of Engakuji, dies in Kamakura Japan on this day in history.
1384 John Wycliffe, English religious reformer/bible translator, dies on December - 31.
1424 On December - 31 death of thomas Beaufort, 1st Duke of Exeter, English military leader
1460 Death of Edmund, Earl of Rutland, brother of Kings Edward IV of England and Richard III of England (executed) (b. 1443) on this day in history.
1510 On December - 31 death of bianca Maria Sforza, wife of Maximilian I, Holy Roman Emperor (b. 1472)
1535 On December - 31 death of william Skeffington, Lord Deputy of Ireland (b. 1465)
1568 On December - 31 death of shimazu Tadayoshi, Japanese warlord (b. 1493)
1575 On December - 31 death of pierino Belli, Italian soldier and jurist (b. 1502)
1583 On December - 31 thomas Erastus, Switz, theologist, dies
1610 On this day in history death of ludolph van Ceulen, German mathematician (b. 1540)
1616 On December - 31 jacques Le Maire, pirate/explorer (Lemaire Strait), dies at 31
1647 On December - 31 giovanni Maria Trabaci, composer, dies
1650 On December - 31 death of dorgon, Chinese emperor (b. 1612)
1652 Frances Cecil, 2nd wife of English earl of Shaftesbury, dies on December - 31.
1673 On this day in history death of oliver St John, English statesman and judge
1679 On this day in history death of giovanni Alfonso Borelli, Italian physiologist and physicist (b. 1608)
1691 Death of Dudley North, English economist (b. 1641) on this day in history.
1719 John Flamsteed, 1st Astronomer Royal, dies at 73 on December - 31.
1733 On December - 31 hubert K Poot, Dutch poet (Akkerleven), dies at 44
1742 On this day in history death of karl III Philip, Elector Palatine (b. 1661)
1775 On this day in history richard Montgomery, General, dies fighting British
1799 Death of Jean-François Marmontel, French historian and writer (b. 1723) on December - 31.
1802 Francis Lewis, Welsh/US merchant/signer (Decl of Ind), dies at 89 on December - 31.
1809 Franz Ignaz Beck, composer, dies at 75 on this day in history.
1818 On December - 31 jean-Pierre Duport, composer, dies at 77
1848 On this day in history oliver Shaw, composer, dies at 69